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SUNS # 8721 Friday 13 July 2018

Trade : China stands firm in face of US assault on MTS (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
China said that it will continue to uphol d "the WTO rules, and support the multilateral trading system (MTS) that is open, transparent, inclusive and non-discriminatory", in the face of an aggressiv e tirade launched by the United States on Wednesday, trade envoys told SUNS.

United Nations : Family planning is a human right (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
It has been five decades si nce the international community affirmed the right to family planning but women still remain unable to enjoy this right, which is increasingly under attack aroun d the world.

United Nations : Is Asia-Pacific on track to meet SDGs? (PRIV)
(IPS, Bangkok)
Three years into the implementation period of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, is As ia Pacific on track to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

Opinion : Youth skills - have we addressed the need? (PRIV)
(IPS, Colombo)
The World Youth Ski lls Day is being celebrated around the world on 15 July.

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